We love gardening and we love to save money! Today you are going to learn our top 5 quick gardening tips to save you money.
Why are we sharing these money saving gardening tips?
Because we want to encourage you to garden and before you even suggest that gardening will cost you additional money, is the reason why we wrote this post.
Gardening is good for the soul and honestly doesn’t have to cost you a lot of money. There is something amazing about growing plants and even your own food.
Even if you are starting a garden this season these quick gardening tips will help you save money this season for sure.
What are quick gardening tips to save money?
To be honest, it is so simple to spend a lot of money on your home outdoors. Landscaping the yard every year can add up.
We buy mulch, flowers, tools, you name it and the cost can add up. If you are a beginner gardener, you will make some beginner gardener mistakes for sure. Believe me we made them too!
The good news is that you must because again, we are going to cover them, and you will be able to save money this season and future gardening season.
5 Quick Gardening Tips to Save You Money
Plant According To What Your Neighbor is Planning
OK, so this might seem like a crazy idea but hear me out. If you take the time to plant your vegetables according to what your good neighbors are planning, you are going to save money.
You see, chances are you are going to have way too many of one kind of vegetables, right?
I know one time I have way too many tomatoes and because we all plant tomatoes I couldn’t even share them with my neighbors.
By knowing what they are planting you will be able to do a vegetable exchange with them which will save all of us money.
Think about it?
If Pete is planting tomatoes, and you decided you are going to do lettuces and cucumbers, you might be able to exchange vegetables. It will work out and will save money.
Perennials Will Save You Money
If you want to keep landscaping cost low, then plant perennials instead of annuals in your flower beds.
Add the cost of buying flowers each year and you will realize that maybe shifting to perennials will be a good money saving ideas.
Each year when they multiply, trim them back and even exchange with your neighbors. That way you all have fabulous gardens and are saving money on your gardens. Yes, I’m all about being a good neighbor. 😊
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Save that Kitchen Scraps
We have talked many times about using good soil on our garden and we even mention saving kitchen scraps as well as coffee grounds.
The truth is that composting these will result in rich soil and a fabulous garden. Your potting soil will be way better than buying it from the store and best you won’t be spending money.
Use Pebbles or Small Rocks
Using pebbles and small rocks in your garden to cover your ground will save you money instead of using mulch.
Every spring and fall you will not have to rush to the store to purchase mulch. Think about it!
Good Gardening Tools Will Save You Money
It is so good to head to the dollar store or discount store and purchase gardening tools for the current season.
The truth is that if you add how much you spend each year, or how many time you replace them because they either broke or don’t work, the cost is pretty high.
Investing in good quality garden tools will save you money
The same goes for gardening gloves, make sure you are using good quality garden gloves so they can last all season long!
As you can see these five quick gardening tips to save you money do work and will start saving you money this season and future seasons as well.
Its all about not only thinking about this year season, but future gardening season. You might save a quick buck today and this season, but if you add up how much you spend each year it will add up.
Your turn: You read five quick gardening tips to save you money now we want to know what other tips and ideas you will add. Share them below.